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The Interconnected World: An Advanced ESL Class on Globalization

Before we begin, I’m going to invite you to think about tea. I started my morning with a pot of Anxi Tie Guan Yin, a tea from eastern China. It’s aromatic and energizing, and I can scarcely imagine beginning my day without it. But how, one … BusyTeacher: Free Printable Worksheets For Busy English Teachers

Going Beyond –ER: 5 Advanced Techniques for Comparing and Contrasting in English

Whether you are deciding what to eat for lunch or you are making a recommendation on what movie to watch on a Friday night, you are always making comparisons. Comparing and contrasting are a part of everyday life, and learning to do it well is importa … BusyTeacher: Free Printable Worksheets For Busy Teachers Like […]

6 Absolutely Powerful Discussion Topics That Will Keep Your Advanced ESL Students Talking For Hours

Some aspects of working with advanced ESL students require a little extra thought. Experienced learners have probably covered many of the ‘classic’ ESL topics, so they’ll be confident when talking about school, work, sports, friendsh … BusyTeacher: Free Printable Worksheets For Busy Teachers Like YOU!

Perpetual Motion: 14 Ways to Motivate and Challenge Advanced ESL Students

It’s very natural, when learning a new skill, for the rate of learning and improvement to feel as though it’s tapering off after a while. That initial rush of success, when a language student is transformed from someone who can say virtual … BusyTeacher: Free Printable Worksheets For Busy Teachers Like YOU!